Freebird Gas Storage, L.L.C.
First Revised Volume No. 1
Contents / Previous / Next / Main Tariff Index
Effective Date: 10/01/2008, Docket: RP08-304-002, Status: Effective
Substitute Original Sheet No. 132 Substitute Original Sheet No. 132
Superseding: Superseding Original Sheet No. 132
information: quantity, flow period, upstream
transportation contract number(s), downstream transportation contract
number(s), Shipper name and Service Agreement number, and the Shipper's
authorized employee name and telephone number. All nominations shall be
based on a daily quantity.
All nominations shall include Shipper-defined begin dates and end dates. All
nominations, excluding Intraday nominations, have rollover options.
Specifically, Shippers have the ability to nominate for several Days, Months,
or years, provided the nomination begin and end dates are within the term of
Shipper's Service Agreement.
Overrun Quantities should be requested by separate nomination.
8.2 Freebird will accept nominations for service as follows:
(a) The Timely Nomination Cycle: 11:30 a.m. for nominations leaving control
of the nominating party; 11:45 a.m. for receipt of nominations by Freebird
(including from Title Transfer Tracking Service Providers (TTTSPs)); noon to
send Quick Response; 3:30 p.m. for receipt of completed confirmations by
Freebird from upstream and downstream connected parties; 4:30 p.m. for receipt
of scheduled quantities by Shipper and point operator (all times Central Clock
Time on the Day prior to flow).
The sending party shall adhere to nomination, confirmation, and scheduling
deadlines. It is the party receiving the request who has the right to waive
(b) Intraday Nominations. Any nomination received during a Gas Day for the
same Day of Gas flow, or any nomination received after the nominations
deadline set forth in Section 8.2(a) above for the following Day flow shall be
an Intraday nomination. Intraday nominations can be used to request increases
or decreases in total flow. Intraday nominations do not roll over (i.e.,
Intraday nominations span one Day only). Intraday nominations do not replace
the remainder of a standing nomination. There is no need to re-nominate if an
Intraday nomination modifies an existing nomination. Intraday nominations may
be used to nominate new injections or withdrawals. All nominations, including
Intraday nominations, should be based on a Daily quantity; thus, an intraday
nominator need not submit an hourly nomination. Intraday nominations should
include an effective date and time. The affected parties should agree on the
hourly flows of the Intraday nomination, if not otherwise addressed in
Freebird's contract or tariff. Freebird reserves the right to pro-rate
a Shipper's MDIQ or MDWQ for a nomination that takes effect after the
beginning of the Gas Day (9:00 a.m. Central Time). Freebird will
exercise this right in a non-discriminatory manner consistent with the
In the event Shipper does not submit a timely nomination or desires to alter
an existing nomination, Shipper shall have the right to submit an Intraday
nomination to revise Shipper's scheduled quantities on a prospective basis
prior to the end of the Gas Day; provided, however, that such Intraday
nomination will be processed after all timely nominations have been scheduled.
Such Intraday nomination shall be implemented by Freebird to the extent and
only to the extent that Freebird is able to confirm the receipt and delivery
of such Gas at the Point of Injection/Withdrawal.
Shipper shall have the right to negotiate a lower market rate for any service
in which such Shipper agrees to forego its right to evening or Intraday
Freebird shall process Intraday nominations in accordance with the following
standard nomination cycles: